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Pablo Bronstein at the MET

James Andrew at the MET

James Andrew - the Pablo Bronstein show at the MET - photo Nicholas Turner

I’ll always make room on my calender for an invitation to the MET. I recently enjoyed a preview of the work by the very talented Pablo Bronstein. Many of his lovely renderings on paper depict fanciful mythological scenarios using the MET as a muse. Bronstein professes a love for ” theatrical excess,” and this is quality is liberally infused throughout – whether it be in his monumental works devoted to the museum’s facade or in a grand picture of the Temple of Dendur. Bronstein also admits to a “completely unabashed love for the Baroque,” and has used the Baroque aesthetic in his fight against modernity. A truly romantic quest indeed!

Work by Pablo Bronstein.

The Museum Nearing Completion - 2009 by Pablo Bronstein.

I think it is particularly remarkable that Bronstein is only in his early 30’s – how fabulous to be recognized at such a young age by a prestigious museum! Do stop by and celebrate Bronstein’s success and enjoy this beautiful exhibition. Oh, and and should you want to receive invitations to similar exclusive previews, why not consider a membership at the MET!

On an exceptionally cold and dreary day I managed to pull together a respectable ensemble thanks to my super chic Le Chameau Chasseur boots (this gorgeous olive color works so well with a myriad of color combinations). I’ve paired these with my Gucci tweed check overcoat in shades of olive, dark green, rusty orange and brown, a camel silk/cotton ribbed turtle neck and brown tweed motorcycle pants both by Gucci, brown suede gloves by Sermoneta.


  1. Dean says:

    LOVE this look ! Tres’ bon chic, bon genre… you just came from

    visiting Martha in Bedford, no ?

    Is that the coat you had mentioned wanting ? Handsome !


  2. Gina says:

    mmmmm…I’m not sure really you look like you’re about to walk the dogs in the English countryside not going for an indoor jaunt round the MET 🙂 Those boots look tooo clean 🙂 but the coat is beautiful.

  3. Rosa Machado says:

    Me encanta la obra es muy elegante pero tú lo eres más, el abrigo te queda pintado

    un beso


  4. Edie B. says:

    I should wear those boots for the cold winters here in East Hampton, green boots, a pantyhose and a cape, it´s all I need…….



  5. Johann Graf von Auersperg says:

    Lieber James,

    Das sind super schöne Bilder, ich liebe Baroque auch. Dein outfit gefällt mir sehr gut und Deine Stiefel sehen sehr bequem aus.

    Liebe Grüsse aus Österreich


  6. Tom Cavendish says:

    Love baroque aesthetic. You look amazing!



  7. Freiin von Spiering says:

    Hello my dearest James,

    I would love to visit the MET too, love Bronstein´s work maybe I should buy some of his works for my old town house on the country side.


    Marie Freiin von Spiering

  8. Absolutely in love says:

    I adore the way you look! you look absolutely gorgeus with that gucci tweed coat!

  9. Maria La Torre says:

    Me encanta este artista, había escuchado anteriormente una buena crítica acerca de su trabajo, me gusta su manejo del color.

    Te ves muy guapo James



  10. Secret Admirer says:

    I´m always behind you without you notice it 😉

  11. Martin Doolittle says:

    Very interesting work, love the format

    have a wonderful day James



  12. Lola Montes says:

    Wow James te ves guapísimo, me encanta el abrigo con la caffarena y las botas toda la combinación es magnífica!



  13. Angie says:

    Hi James – Pagoda Red in Chicago are huge fans – love everything you put on – especially the purple skinnies! The next time you’re in Chicago, stop by, you’d look great in our showroom.


  14. Bruno says:

    You know what’s difficult when you’re publishing such a great pic? It’s to have a look at the background, I mean your outfit totally catches eyes! Brilliant!

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